June May Rizzuti, 83, passed away March 12, 2018. Visitation will be held Friday, March 16 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th St in Des Moines from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi, 7075 Ashworth Rd in West Des Moines.

June was born April 23, 1934 in Des Moines, IA to Juanita (Trullinger) and Edward Grant. After high school graduation June married Samuel James Rizzuti and the couple raised their family in Des Moines. June’s greatest joy was her family! She especially loved their vacations and spending Christmas Eve together for 64 years with extended family. June was a member of Sweet Adelines, various square dance clubs, the Red Hat Group, and was an avid Life Master Bridge player.

She is survived by her husband, Sam; her children, Linda (Mark) Hagen, Pam (Jeff) Baker, Lisa (Robert) Eads, and Sam Rizzuti, II; her sister, Joann Lingel; brother, Edward (May) Grant; grandchildren, Katie Hagen, Carly (Stephen) Gazdick, Sara and James Baker, Ashley and Robert Eads, and Caleb Rizzuti; and great-grandchildren, Hunter and Cody Gazdick. June was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Joyce Blair.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Italian American Cultural Center, St. Anthony’s or St. Francis of Assisi. Condolences at

Service Details

Friday, March 16, 2018
4:00 to 7:00 pm
Prayer Vigil Service at 6:45 pm
Hamilton's Southtown
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Saturday, March 17, 2018
10:30 am
St. Francis of Assisi
7075 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, Iowa
Cremation Following Services
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines, Iowa
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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